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Marc de Thomasson | February 17 2019

Victanis in 2018: A Year in Review


It was a full year for Victanis in 2018! Not all the processes we were involved in ended in successful outcomes for our clients but in a busy year, we continued to endeavour to give our clients impartial and expert advice on their own business and opportunities for expansion as well as..

Marc de Thomasson | November 6 2018

International business development: which direct investments are available when expanding internationally?

When a business seeks to expand internationally, there is usually a robust decision making process to confirm the opportunity and finalise the way forward. Work goes into analysing the situation, securing funding, and selecting the target country – all of which are essential steps in building a..

Marc de Thomasson | October 11 2018

How can a Company Gain Competitive Advantage through Internationalisation?

For many businesses, international expansion has been elevated to more than just another challenge and has instead evolved into a true business priority. Many of these businesses are trapped in an environment with an unstable economic outlook and unpredictable, omnipresent and threatening..

Marc de Thomasson | September 17 2018

Victanis advises the SOCOTEC Group on the successful acquisition of specialist health & safety consultancy 4see limited

Victanis, a European consulting firm, has provided comprehensive support to SOCOTEC UK, a leading provider of risk management and compliance services, during its acquisition of 4see limited, a specialist provider of health, safety and environmental consultancy solutions.

Marc de Thomasson | August 7 2018

Smart Objects and Functional Safety: a Booming Niche within the TIC Sector

As the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) accelerates, it has become increasingly important to develop and implement security solutions to ensure that smart networks, connected vehicles, industrial control systems, smart factories and the like cannot be disrupted or attacked by outside..

Marc de Thomasson | June 20 2018

Victanis advises the SOCOTEC Group on the successful acquisition of certification body AJA Registrars

Victanis, a European strategy advisory firm, has provided comprehensive support to the SOCOTEC Group, a major player in risk management and certification, during its acquisition of AJA Registrars, a specialist in management system certification with revenue of €6 million.

Marc de Thomasson | May 3 2018

The Importance of a Strategic Diagnosis to International Growth Projects

You may be wondering how to evaluate your business’s opportunities to grow internationally. Perhaps you are familiar with the strategic diagnosis approach, but you remain to be convinced whether it represents a serious opportunity to substantiate your international growth strategy? This article..

Marc de Thomasson | March 21 2018

Impact of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) in the Area of Food Security

Today, recent disruptive innovations in the field of DNA sequencing technologies, including Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technology, are challenging traditional approaches and methodologies of the TIC (Testing Inspection Certification) sector.

Marc de Thomasson | January 12 2015

Victanis supports Alcumus Holdings Ltd to secure increased loan facilities from HSBC Bank.

Victanis, a European strategy advisory firm, has recently completed the commercial due diligence for HSBC to enable the bank to extend existing loan facilities for refinancing of Sovereign Capital’s investment in Compliance and Certification provider, Alcumus Holdings Ltd. The transaction was..

Marc de Thomasson | September 17 2013

Victanis supports the recent acquisition of Safety Management & Monitoring Services (SM&MS) by Alcumus

Victanis has recently supported multi-disciplinary provider of compliance and certification services, Alcumus, with its acquisition of SM&MS, a health & safety and environmental services provider. The acquisition of SM&MS further accelerates Alcumus’ penetration of legislation-driven compliance..

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